Fractal Time in the Digital World: A Kaleidoscope of Infinite Presents

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This paper considers fractal time in the digital world of social media, experienced by users as a continual series of instantaneous overlapping presents. How this impacts on the wellbeing of users and why this form of time is at the root of the addictive nature of online worlds will be explored.

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Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2019
EventAssociation of Social Anthropologists (ASA) Conference: Anthropological Perspectives on Global Challenges - University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
Event duration: 3 Sep 20196 Sep 2019


ConferenceAssociation of Social Anthropologists (ASA) Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom